Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

Latest Headlines

CBP announces preclearance expansion 30 September 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it will invite new airports to participate in the Preclearance program for the first time since 2016.


Winnipeg International Airport launches six Vision-Box eGates 17 September 2020

Beginning September 1, 2020, six Vision-Box Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates will greet arriving travellers enrolled in the NEXUS Program at Winnipeg International Airport


Frontex offers $590,000 to study biometric borders 09 September 2020

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, is looking for an experienced contractor to support the Agency by providing a Research Study on Technology Foresight on Biometrics for the Future of Travel through a direct service contract.


e?dentity proposes biometrics to identify asymptomatic COVID cases 29 July 2020

Global e?dentity, a national security biometric tech startup founded by U.S. Navy veteran Robert Adams, has proposed a simple biometric technology that can also be used to identify individuals infected asymptomatically with the Covid-19 infection.


iProov to provide contactless travel entry for Eurostar 17 June 2020

iProov, a leader in spoof-resistant opt-in biometric authentication technology, today announced that its technology will be used to improve the speed and safety of train travel.

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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